Forrest started on the horn when he was eight, but the teacher quickly moved him to the tuba. “I've never been sure if it was because I was such a hideous horn student, or if it was because I was a big kid,” he said. “I suspect the latter.”
So much of music is inspired by other forms of art. Glinka’s opera, Ruslan and Ludmila, is based on a poem by Russia’s greatest poet Alexander Pushkin. The story is an epic fairy tale about the abduction of Ludmila, the daughter of Prince Vladimir of Kiev, by the evil dwarf wizard Chernomor, and the attempt by the brave knight Ruslan to find and rescue her.
We are thrilled to present the concerts for the upcoming 2018-19 Season! Subscription tickets are now on sale, but newcomers will not be seated until after the renewal period ends on June 1, 2018.
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The Santa Cruz Symphony is proud to announce the hiring of twelve new musicians for the 2017-18 season. The positions filled include Jonah Kim, Principal Cello, Matthew Ebisuzaki, Principal Trumpet, and Esther Armendariz, Principal Trombone, Rochelle Nguyen, Assistant Principal Second Violin, plus eight string section players.